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Tier 1 Ratings for AppleTree Campuses

On October 31, 2018, the DC Public Charter School Board released its annual School Quality Report. We are pleased to report that AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School’s Columbia Heights, Lincoln Park, Oklahoma Avenue, and Southwest campuses received a Tier 1 rating that puts us in the highest-rating for all public charter schools in the city! […]

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Back to School!

We are excited to welcome new and returning students and families to AppleTree! The first day of school for AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School is Monday, August 20th. Here is this year’s AppleTree Early Public Charter School’s Parent Handbook and below is some information from the Handbook to help you have a successful start […]

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Brookings Blog Post by AppleTree Staff

Brookings Institution published a blog post by AppleTree staff as part of Brookings’ Center for Universal Education blog series about learning progressions. In the article Teaching preschoolers learning strategies: ‘What’ meets ‘how’, authors Felicia R. Truong, Ed.D. (AppleTree Institute’s Director of Curriculum and Content) and Abby G. Carlson, Ph.D. (AppleTree Institute’s Director of Research and […]

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AppleTree CEO Inducted in DC Charter Hall of Fame

AppleTree President and CEO Jack McCarthy was inducted in the DC Charter Hall of Fame at the FOCUS Gala on March 22, 2018. It was a wonderful evening also celebrating the impact on DC charter schools by fellow honorees Josephine Baker (former Executive Director of the DC Public Charter School Board), Julie Meyer (founder and […]

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